Waterlogging not limited to just town’s colonies but additionally influences sectors, say worried Panchkula citizens

With monsoon speedy-drawing near, residents’ fear over the problem of waterlogging, which has become a commonplace phenomenon across the town at the moment of the year, has additionally again.

Looking to do so, the citizens have written a letter in advance to the authorities asking for them to equipment up for all monsoon-related troubles. Members of Citizens’ Welfare Association (CWA) wrote a letter to departments involved of each the Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) and the Panchkula municipal business enterprise (MC).

“From the closing many years, we were witnessing the equal hassle of waterlogging at some stage in monsoons. Instead of improving, the situation has simplest worsened in some of the sectors,” stated SK Nayar, CWA president.

Over the last few monsoons, rainy water has entered metropolis homes on multiple activities and ended in big losses for the general public. The hassle isn’t always only constrained to just colonies, however has additionally unfold across the city’s evolved sectors as nicely.

Speaking of the efforts made through the city residents to help pinpoint the issues, Nayar stated, “This time, we constituted a survey group of a few members of CWA and changed into headed by Er Mohan Lal Goel, (Retd) SDE, public fitness department, Haryana. The crew discovered that most of the person-hollow-covers on typhoon-water-pipes laid within the metropolis have been either removed or displaced for beautification inside the metropolis.”

“The team also found how avenue gullies were choked with waste and wished cleanliness. Every time, MC problems tenders simply earlier than the wet season, contractors are paid in corners to clean areas in a quick span of time, for this reason the work isn’t carried satisfactorily and we turn out to be with a waterlogged town,” he brought.

Some of the worst-affected areas for the duration of heavy rain are Sectors 4, eight, nine, 10, 14, 15, 16, 19 and the Industrial Area.

Several round-abouts, inclusive of the Aggarwal Trust chowk, roundabout of Sec 9/10/15/16. Bhagat Singh Chowk, Parsuram Chowk; Sec 4/5/10/eleven, 11/12/12A/14 and other regions also get clogged at times.

CWA members have urged the authorities to easy all hurricane-water pipes, further to cleaning and repairing the street-gullies throughout the town.

Speaking about the monsoon preparedness, MC commissioner Dharamvir Singh stated, “Tenders have already been floated. The repair paintings of damaged Circular Brick Drain for hurricane water drainage has already started. Our men are operating in sectors like 7,eight,9,19 and others.”

“We are hopeful that there might be no water logging this time,” he delivered.

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